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Carrots; Baked - Recipe

A delicious carrot recipe. Ideal for dinner parties, as it can be prepared well ahead.

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Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians


For 4 helpings:

750gr/1½ lbs Old Carrots

½ teaspoon (2ml) Salt

½ teaspoon (2ml) Caster Sugar

90gr/3 oz Butter, melted

freshly-ground Black Pepper

120gr/4 oz Strong Cheddar, grated

30ml/1 oz Fresh Breadcrumbs

Equipment needed: a food processor makes it much easier to produce the fresh breadcrumbs


Peel the carrots and cut them into chunks.

Boil them in lightly-salted water, until they're tender.

Drain them and mash them into a purée, mix in the melted butter, sugar and pepper.

Stir the mixture over a low heat stirring until it's smooth, then transfer the mixture to a gratin dish.

Sprinkle it with the cheese and put the dish under a hot grill.

When the cheese start to bubble, sprinkle the breadcrumbs over evenly. Return to the grill until the breadcrumbs are golden brown.


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